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George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 Juin 1865 – 20 Januar 1936) wis Keeng o the Unitit Kinrick an the Breetish Dominions, an Emperor o Indie, frae 6 Mey 1910 throu the First Warld War (1914–18) till his daith.

George V
Full-length portrait in iles o George V
Coronation portrait bi Sir Luke Fildes, 1911
Keeng o the Unitit Kinrick an the Breetish Dominions, Emperor o Indie (mair ...)
Ring 6 Mey 1910 – 20 Januar 1936
Breetain 22 Juin 1911
Predecessor Edward VII
Successor Edward VIII
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Imperial Durbar 12 December 1911
Born 3 Juin 1865(1865-06-03)
Marlborough Hoose, Lunnon
Dee'd 20 Januar 1936(1936-01-20) (aged 70)
Sandringham Hoose, Norfolk, Unitit Kinrick
Buirial 28 Januar 1936
St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
Spouse Mary o Teck
Issue
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Edward VIII
George VI
Mary, Princess Ryal, Coontess o Harewood
Prince Henry, Duke o Gloucester
Prince George, Duke o Kent
Prince John
Full name
George Frederick Ernest Albert
Hoose Hoose o Windsor
Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Faither Edward VII
Mither Alexandra o Denmark
Seegnatur George V's signature

George wis a grandson o Queen Victoria an Prince Albert an the first cousin o Tsar Nicholas II o Roushie an Kaiser Wilhelm II o Germany. Frae 1877 tae 1891, he served in the Ryal Navy. On the daith o Victoria in 1901, George's faither acame Keeng Edward VII, an George wis made Prince o Wales. On his faither's daith in 1910, he succeedit as Keeng-Emperor o the Breetish Empire. He wis the anly Emperor o Indie tae be present at his awn Delhi Durbar.

As a result o the First Warld War, ither empires in Europe fell while his expandit tae its greatest extent. In 1917, he acame the first monarch o the Hoose o Windsor, which he renamed frae the Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha as a result o anti-German public sentiment. His reign saw the rise o socialism, communism, fascism, Irish republicanism, an the Indian unthirldom movement, aw o which radically chynged the poleetical landscape. The Parliament Act 1911 established the supremacy o the electit Breetish Hoose o Commons ower the unelected Hoose o Lords. In 1924 he appyntit the first Labour meenistry an in 1931 the Statute o Westminster recognised the dominions o the Empire as separate, independent kinricks within the Commonweel o Naitions. He wis plagued bi illness throughout much o his later reign an at his daith wis succeedit bi his eldest son, Edward VIII.

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  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.  Text "George V." ignored (help)